Category: Deerleap

Dandelions and Buttercups - Deerleap, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5912

Leap into Spring

Road side red campion is sign that spring is well underway.   In the fields the dandelions have gone to seed and the buttercups have won the race to take over. A steep narrow...

Skylarks at Deerleap - Mendip Hills, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4078

Skylarks at Deerleap

Skylarks are once again nesting on the Deerleap field on the Mendip Hills.  Please, please follow the signs to protect the birds. This year there was a special treat. In our spaces managed for...

St Cuthberts Church - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8468

Deerleap Sunrise

Dawn over the hills surrounding the small city of Wells in Somerset.  Taken from the steep hill of Deerleap on the edge of the Mendip Hills. This spot has fabulous wide open views across...

Split Trees - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID BR58506

Deerleap Field

Deerleap is high up in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  To some it refers to a pair of standing stones down the hill towards Ebbor Gorge.  To others it is the name of the...

Approaching Storm - Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4877

Storm Crows

Recently I have been popping up to Deerleap for an evening stroll.  Something I started during the lockdowns as my daily exercise from home. Today, I did not realise that a thunder storm was...

Dandelions Fields - Nr Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR55676

Mendip Dandelions

Dandelions I was asked for information on where to find the best dandelions flowers in the area.  For me there was one clear favourite.  Up the Mendip Hills around Priddy are fields covered in...

Deerleap Sunset

Up the hill from the deer leap standing stones is a car park and picnic site.  Famous as a location used in the Hot Fuzz film and with panoramic views across Somerset this one...

Deerleap Standing Stones - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_3874

Summer mist at Deerleap

If you follow the road out of Wells to Wookey Hole and up the hill to Ebbor Gorge to the car park, then it is only a short walk to the deer leap standing...

Sheep - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 825_4840

Deerleap Snow

Singe Track Road One 4×4 had made it down the steep Deerleap road from the top of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  Just around the corner the snow was 4 foot deep but they...

St Cuthberts Dawn

Deerleap

A quick trip up Deerleap on the edge of the Mendip Hills above Wookey and Wells.  This has been a very mild winter with temperatures around 15 degrees.  Today was yet another mild day. I...